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  • Adorkable: Puro dotes on Colin quite a bit, being fond of humans after spending an unknown amount of time reading about them. His awkward attempts to help Colin escape and his interactions with the protagonist help make him quite endearing both to the latter and the player.
  • Best Known for the Fanservice: The game is best known for its...very detailed "death" scenes and post-transfur images. Ask anyone who heard about or played it for a summary and the reply generally boils down to "(latex) furry transformation (porn) game". Not that they are wrong...
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  • Demonic Spiders: Normally this is redundant considering this is a Nintendo Hard game with Everything Trying to Kill You, but somehow the white latex blobs in the original version of Changed manage to be this. They hang from the ceiling in groups, and they slowly follow after you. Due to the cramped layout of the rooms they'll cut off your path of escape surprisingly quickly, and have quirky Hitbox Dissonance. Thankfully the Special Edition addresses this problem by having them patrolling a fixed area, instead of homing in on you constantly.
  • Fanfic Fuel: The aftermath of the Golden Ending.
  • Fridge Horror: Puro, a dark latex beast cannot survive forever without a human host. Without one, he would undergo a regeneration cycle (a common quirk of his kind) where he'll revert to crystalline form, and back again. Puro rightfully fears this process will destroy his sapience and because his species have already rejected him, he'll be alone forever. Doctor K in the ESC ending provides him the means to survive indefintely out in the wilderness with Colin, saying he found a "biorobot" for the monster, no different from a human. Anyone who knows what happened in the Chernobyl disaster can tell you what a "biorobot" is - they were civil and military human liquidators called upon to clean up and contain the consequences of the nuclear accident. Puro managed to find another human survivor, and assimilated them, so he could be with you.
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  • Good Bad Translation: Because the game's English translation has been through changes, there's bound to be some strange but comedic quotes that can unintentionally become risque, even moreso if taken out of context.
    Puro: ...Eh, eh...Ah!? ...Human!!? Are you serious!? Right in front of me!?
  • Germans Love David Hasselhoff: Judging by the fanart, Japan loves this game. They even have a fan manga on sale!
  • Ho Yay: It's not hard to read Colin and Puro's interactions as romantic. Puro can get a little touchy-feely with him, especially in the Special Edition, and Colin has the option to pet Puro and play with his ears during one of his naps. In fact, if you step in one of the goo puddles in the library where you first meet Puro, the latex-ized Colin seems to self-consciously flirt with him (although in that case, it's arguably no longer this trope at play).
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  • Narm Charm: The script being filled to the brim with spelling and grammar errors has made various quotes very memorable.
  • Nightmare Fuel: Has its own page.
  • Nightmare Retardant: While logically you should be scared whenever Colin gets assimilated, the subsequent descriptions from the narration and/or picture shown can be stuff that would be something straight out of Lemons. Given what kind of person DragonSnow is, it is practically an Intended Audience Reaction.
  • Paranoia Fuel: The transfurred beasts are practically everywhere. They can burst from the vents, pass themselves as puddles on the floor or even drop from the ceiling. Watch your step...
  • Polished Port: In addition to adding better graphics, new content, areas and monsters, the Special Edition rebalances some of the difficulty in the original version, which could suddenly go from Nintendo Hard to just plain unfair with the RNG of enemy placements, attacks and erratic Hitbox Dissonance at times. It's also kinder to low-spec computers that encounter key ghosting problems. New features such as Autosave are greatly appreciated so you don't have to scroll through unskippable cutscenes before tough bosses/chases and avoids softlocking the player.
  • Popular with Furries: Between the wolf design of Puro, Colin's transformed form, the many scenes that appeal to popular fetishes in the fandom, and use of the word "transfur" it's no wonder why the Furry Fandom went nuts over this game it also helps that the artist and creator of the game is also a furry.
  • Shipping Goggles: Colin and Puro are often shipped as lovers in fanart when they are Just Friends in the Golden Ending.
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  • That One Level: The Spider's lair. The game already has a Nintendo Hard difficulty as all monsters are a One-Hit Kill. Spider's lair still manages to be a very tough, dark narrow claustrophobic area, where just one wrong turn or mistimed step will result in an instant game over. There's only one save point as well. Even Word of God said it was challenging and took them just as long to design it as completing a No-Damage Run.
  • That One Puzzle: The robot puzzle in Dr. K's laboratory in the original version. The damn thing can never go where you want it to (without abusing the way RPG Maker's movement system works), even though you know it's only mimicking your movements. You're restricted by gas and white latex blobs hanging from the ceiling that follow after you. Everytime you go near the bottom of the screen to check on the robot's progress, as its always getting stuck on something, the camera tries to shift away the centre of attention from yourself which can get you assimilated.

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